2016 Summer Events in the Gorge

Marathon in the Columbia River Gorge Event Venue

If you’re looking for the perfect excuse to escape to a mountain paradise this summer, then you’re in luck! Almost every weekend has its own special event this summer around the Columbia River Gorge. So pack your suitcase, grab some sunscreen, and get ready for some summer fun, gorge style. Pictorial Postmarks If you love stamp collecting, this is the …

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Why You Should Take Your First Date on a Hike in the Gorge

date hike through the gorge cabin rentals

Planning a first date is often a stressful experience, because you want to make a good impression with the right activity. You may be concerned about spending a lot of money on a first date, but at the same time, you’re hoping to impress that special someone. You also want to get to know them, and dates like going to …

How to Choose a Gorge Event Venue

Gorge Outdoor Event Venue at Wind Mountain Ranch

One of the most important decisions you’ll make when you plan an event is choosing the setting. After all, the venue you go with will set the stage for whatever event you plan and frame your guests’ memories of it, good or bad. Whether you are preparing for the “happiest day of your life” or a company retreat, consider renting …

A Brief History of the Columbia River Gorge

Historical Columbia River Gorge

The Columbia River Gorge is a truly beautiful place that’s literally been millions of years in the making. Between 40 and 20 million years ago, thousands of volcanic eruptions ended up creating the Ohanapecos Formation, which consists of layers of volcanic ash, lava, and mudflows piled on top of each other. Geology continued to work its magic, and the Gorge …